RATINGS

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I fell asleep to “The Agonist” the album “Five”

I exercised to “Eagles of Death Metal” 4 albums on shuffle.

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I’ll be offline Tuesday & Wednesday.  Blue Jays playoff baseball during the day.  Exercise, then the TV!

 

 

We rented “Ghostbusters 2016” it was rated as very poor on iTunes.  I liked it.  I wouldn’t purchase it, but it was a good laugh.  I find ratings on any type of art somewhat misleading.  Example, look up “Suicide Squad” on iTunes, then look at the ratings for it on amazon?  Completely different, polar opposites!  “Batman vs. Superman” as well, same deal.  I love “Batman vs. Superman”, maybe you don’t?  That’s fine by me.  Not everyone will have the same opinion on everything.  Nobody has the identical likes & dislikes of the next person.  I try to not rate things on her for that reason.  I’ll say something like “Hey, check this out, I liked it”.  If you don’t that’s OK in my books, sorry I wasted your time.  I encourage anyone & everyone to voice their opinion on whatever the issue is at hand?

I know I’ve done it on here in the past but I try not to anymore.  I’ve absolutely slammed bands on here in the past, & actors.  There’ not a band that I hate.  I may not enjoy their music but if they have a relatively large following, they’ve likely worked very hard to get to where they are.  With 99.9% hard work & 0.1% luck, they’ve made it.  As my father always says “You can do anything you set your mind to”.  Great advice that he always says to whoever needs to hear it!

 

Green Day’s “Revolution Radio” is a pretty solid album.  I personally wouldn’t put it at number 1?  I’m assuming it’s based on album sales, downloads, streams, www.youtube.com views and whatever else.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/charts-green-days-revolution-radio-tunes-into-number-one-w445166

 

Here’s what I’ve been listening to over the weekend.

“Sum 41”

“Green Day”

“In Flames”

“Opeth”

“Third Ion”

“Alter Bridge”

“Nothing but Thieves”

 

There are no conspiracy theories in playoff baseball Jose.  Plain & simply the Toronto Blue Jays have a target on their back.  It’s been there since the last week of July 2015.  The balls & strikes were terrible in the last 2 games, but the Umpires were consistent with that monstrous strike zone for both teams.  As analyst Gregg Zaun says “Put on your big boy pants & deal with it.”

http://www2.tsn.ca/bardown/Story.aspx?Jose%2BBautista%2Bhas%2Bsome%2BALCS%2Bconspiracy%2Btheories%252c%2BCleveland%2Bfires%2Bback&id=591876

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

 

“Green Day” album review of the new album “Revolution Radio” LANGUAGE!!!!!

 

Yep, I bought “Sum 41”, “Green Day”, & “Alter Bridge” 2 weeks ago.  All 3 are pretty solid albums!

http://loudwire.com/green-day-revolution-radio-no-1-billboard-alter-bridge-top-10/

 

I still miss Robin Williams.

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/robin-williams-bicycle-collection-hits-charity-auction-w445198

 

I really like “Trivium”!

You don’t hear this amount of screaming on their albums anymore.  There is a right way & a wrong way to scream.  I’ve never looked into it.  I play rock music, I only listen to metal.  There’s an instructional video, DVD or something that I’ve heard about circulating throughout the many metal bands in Regina?

 

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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-Dave Grohl

“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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WEEKEND UPDATE/ODD COINCIDENCE WITH CANCER????

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I still can’t imagine how my cousins & uncle feel. Most children will watch their parents die, but my cousins haven’t reached the age of 30 yet. Cancer is not genetic. I have a hard time agreeing with that statement? So it’s a coincidence that my grandmother died in 1999 of cancer, I was diagnosed with cancer, my grandfather died of cancer while I was in my therapy/rehabilitation program, & now my aunt has died of cancer? That’s a freaky coincidence????

This coming week I intend to get back into my routine of exercise & enjoy the memories I have of my aunt. She’s gone, it sucks………..she did live life to the fullest though, I have multiple fond memories of her. I say this with no disrespect intended. I can’t let the past slow me down, I have to keep moving forward while remembering my past.

That was my intention, my back completely disagrees. I can’t stand up straight, or even move my legs without my back being incredibly sore. So no exercise until I get this kink out of my back, just a pile of stretching

Kim’s parents & aunt came Friday. Kim’s sister & brother-in-law have the spare bedrooms……………..us………not so much. We went over to their backyard for BBQ burgers, salad, & a couple of wobbly pops. Saturday, dad & I went to the football game. Got to watch the Riders lose their 3rd of 3 games this season! Perfect, now nobody will see the Riders coming! Sunday, we went to Sherry & James’ house for brunch. They should all be home now or very shortly. Kim’s aunt is in Melfort which is on the way to Birch Hills.

I’m going with the reason that I’ve never heard of them, until I heard news they were reuniting about the same time as Guns n’ Roses.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/t-in-the-park-we-love-you-but-youre-bringing-us-down-no-one-watched-lcd-soundsystem-at-the-scottish?utm_campaign=nme-daily-12th-jul-12-07-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

New single from “The Pretty Reckless”. I like this group! I can’t wait for their 3rd album!

http://loudwire.com/the-pretty-reckless-take-me-down-single/

How rockers reacted to the killings in France

http://loudwire.com/rockers-react-truck-attack-kills-over-80-nice-france/

I’d make a fortune on this Jeopardy! category

http://loudwire.com/foo-fighters-full-category-jeopardy/

Way too easy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In Flames, September 23rd, DVD, an album or both?

You’d think a band as big as Anthrax, who’s been around for so long, would be a headliner for almost every show they play? Especially a lineup like this? I have 15 studio albums of theirs, yet they’re near the bottom of the totem pole?

http://kiswpaininthegrass.com/lineupexpanded

Best songs of 2016 so far. David Bowie is the only one I know of?

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/nmes-50-best-tracks-of-2016-so-far?utm_campaign=nme-daily-15th-jul-15-07-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Ryan Adams covers Oasis

http://www.nme.com/news/oasis/95049?utm_campaign=nme-daily-15th-jul-15-07-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

Pentatonix singing the older theme song of “Ghostbusters”

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver web exclusive

Top 10 cheesiest 1 hit wonders of the 2000s

The Needle Drop review of the new Blink 182 album

I would have reacted much worse, that being said, she did have an 18 month old child with her & it was getting dark. I would have replied to his remark “Hey, I find whatever you are offensive! GET OUTTA HERE BEFORE I THROW UP ALL OVER MY SAGGING BOOBS!”

http://www.attn.com/stories/9964/female-jogger-responds-to-boob-shaming?utm_source=facebook

I was listening to the new Candlebox album & it just seems better everytime. No it’s not metal at all. This album was released on April 22nd

3 kids playing Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

http://societyofrock.com/three-little-girls-jam-a-metallica-classic-and-itll-restore-your-faith-in-humanity/?a=mm&var=LSOfficial-EnterSandman

Look at that Megadeth gets a new/full time drummer & now they’ll need a temporary guitarist. One step forward & one step back. “Step by Step” they’re going no where fast.

http://loudwire.com/megadeths-david-ellefson-breaks-foot-hungary-cancel-show/

Streaming music is not acceptable to all people. I’m not the only one in Regina even that’s against it! You do what you want I’ll pay for & own my music.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/7-ways-to-up-your-streaming-music-game-20160714

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl


Bye,


Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

HOW DO I MOURN……………….WITH MUSIC.

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Nothing will instantly fix anything, my aunt wont come back as much as everyone would like her to. Everyone mourns differently. I shut off the outside world, put on headphones, cry my eyes out, & listen to music. Why? Because those stupid bands, artists, albums are always there for me, & that’s how I mourn. It’s Wednesday at the moment. I still can’t type this without sobbing. I’m sure my uncle & cousins are having a much tougher time than I am.

I can’t stay in this rut having a pity party. I will never forget my aunt. She was hilarious & always quick with a joke. She laughed & didn’t care who heard her! Many good memories of her. I’ll never forget the weekend the Gagnon family came to my parents house, one of many times, & I was living at my parents, maybe even still in high school? My parents had bought some type of raspberry cream liquor in a smallish 20 oz. bottle. It wasn’t cheap, but after 3 or 4 evenings my aunt polished it off. After the Gagnons left to go home my mother said “I can’t believe it! She finished it! Nobody else even tried it?!”, I replied “Sure, but it was a hilarious weekend!”

When I was released from my cancer rehabilitation program, my aunt was in town of course. Anybody needs anything, she’s there ASAP. I was released Thursday, July 26th 2012. Fridays at Boston Pizza are fish bowl Fridays, 3 shots of alcohol in whatever kind of beverage you like. We went to Boston Pizza that evening to celebrate. Fun times! I started shouting that my aunt was so dark from tanning she looked like an Indian. Everyone thought I was being racist about the aboriginal community, I wasn’t. What do you call a person from India? Indian! She would tan so much in the summer it was almost like she oiled up & basted herself like a turkey for Thanksgiving! A very dark roasted turkey! So yes I do have a lot of good memories of her.

How did she die? Very much loved.

She beat stage 2 breast cancer. It came back & went wherever it could, she was down to ½ of a lung & couldn’t breathe. The last time I saw her was in April for her birthday. She was hilarious! We were playing a game of dice, & she was joking about her cancer. “Hey his/her aunt/mother/sister has cancer, let them roll again”. We all knew she was scared, but of course she could joke about it!

My aunt was the 2nd child of 4. Her big brother Rick, her, my mother, & the youngest. Ken. My aunt was 59 in April, my mother will be 57 in August.

It’s been an emotional roller coaster of a week. Next week I’ll fire up my exercise routine & try to only focus on the good memories I have of my aunt! There’s quite a few of them. Thanks for keeping my family & I in your thoughts!

Yes, when I’m going through a tough time I fill my emotional hole with music. Not necessarily the music that reminds me of that individual, but stuff I like. So, here’s what I’ve been listening to this week…..

Alter Bridge shared it……

24 years ago on July 14th Megadeth released the album “Countdown to Extinction”

Article/review of Third Ion’s new album “Biolith”

http://newnoisemagazine.com/album-review-third-ion-biolith/

Teaser from Opeth on the next album “Sorceress”

No release date for Opeth, The Agonist or Alter Bridge. Opeth & The Agonist both have teasers on their facebook page & Alter Bridge are hoping for a September release.

Ariana Grande’s snap chat video with Jimmy Fallon

Big Wreck shared this blast from the past….

Consequence of Sound’s review of the new “Ghostbusters”

New full time drummer for “Megadeth”

http://www.megadeth.com/news/welcome-dirk-verbeuren-megadeths-new-drummer

Thursday evening we went to my favourite pub for supper & hear not 1 but 2 Foo Fighters songs with a pop/country tune sandwiched between them. Weird music channel?

We’ll just let the human race die out or become an endangered species at this point? That sure seems where we are headed.

https://brandiweston.wordpress.com/2016/07/15/dear-humanity-lets-try-to-suck-less/

No matter how old you are, it’s WAY BEYOND time that we should all shut up & listen to each other instead of shooting someone for being different!

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl


Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WEEKEND UPDATE

Don’t just read this please? Let me know your thoughts on whatever topic on here? Help me learn please? What’s the worst I could say other than “No, I disagree”.

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My listening selections over the weekend; Zac Brown Band “Jekyll + Hyde”, Ben Harper “Call It What It Is”, Rob Zombie “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser”, “\Crowded House the self titled debut album, Coheed & Cambria the album “The Color Before The Sun”, Big Wreck the album “The Pleasure & The Greed”, Foo Fighters “One by One”, Kongos the new album “Egomaniac”, Pearl Jam the album “Yield”, Stitched Up Heart the album “Never Alone”, Tool the album “Aenima”, Chevelle “La Gargola”, The Watchmen “Silent Radar” Most of this about 4 songs per album & some are the entire album

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVN6CDo02gA

^^Apparently there’s LANGUAGE in this? I don’t hear it still?

Quiet weekend here. Friday I had a doctor appointment, then Kim & I went out for brunch. I overate, felt bloated the rest of the day. Kim felt the same way & got a bad headache to go along with it. We stayed in & rented a George Carlin HBO stand up comedy show. Saturday night we stayed in as well and watched “Moneyball” with Brad Pitt on Netflix. Today we celebrated father’s day since my dad was in Winnipeg that day. Finger food, shrimp, deviled eggs, bruschetta, vegetables, dip & a fruit tray! My dad now has a drone to pilot from his cell phone. When we left everyone was alive, we’ll see what happens over the course of the week?

New Third Ion tune!

http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=124396

The Pretty Reckless shared it….

Ah, James Corden, always good for a laugh!

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/see-gronk-use-james-corden-as-target-practice-20160624

Steven Tyler called “The Howard Stern Show” to chat about a few things!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/steven-tyler-confirms-aerosmith-embarking-on-2017-farewell-tour-20160624 Phone conversation inside the link.

30 years ago Friday “Crowded House” released their self titled debut album & it still holds up quite well! I forgot how much I like this album!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://diffuser.fm/crowded-house-debut/

So what does everyone think of the new “Ghostbusters” theme song? It doesn’t sit well with me. You’re thoughts?

Yay, I love Linkin Park!!! Well most of their stuff is good.

http://loudwire.com/linkin-park-albums-ranked/

A little Egg Russian Roulette with Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-j-j-watt-jimmy-fallon-play-egg-russian-roulette-on-tonight-show-20160625#ixzz4CbUEcW00

I’m pretty sure “Our Lady Peace” will not be touring with “I Mother Earth” until after I Mother Earth hits Regina. Oh, well! At least we get to see “I Mother Earth” for the 3rd time in Saskatchewan since 1996! Saskatoon 1996, Regina 1999, & Soon October 2016!!!!!!!!!!

One guitar at auction, sold for the tiny amount of $137,500

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/princes-yellow-cloud-guitar-sells-at-auction-for-137-500-to-colts-owner-20160626#ixzz4Cgv3HI2C

Metallica update

http://loudwire.com/metallica-robert-trujillo-james-hetfield-vocal-booth-first-time/

Rebellious rock & metal TV shows

http://loudwire.com/10-rebellious-tv-rock-metal-performances-watch/

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl


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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

ROAD RAGE

I fell asleep to “Lamb of God” the album “Sturm und Drang” the entire album, then a small portion of “Stitched Up Heart” the album “Never Alone”

SORRY LANGUAGE IT’S LIVE!!!!

I exercised to “The Pretty Reckless” both albums on shuffle

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Sure, there are people out there driving differently than you. I’ve been told not to waste my time & energy & I always ask myself first “Will this matter in 20 years?”. The answer is NO! 99.99% of the time, so it’s quite rare that I get angry about stuff.

If I’m a passenger in someone’s vehicle, why are you ranting & raving to me about the so called idiot driving near us? I can’t fix it? Talk to them tell them how you’d like them to drive. What’s the point of getting angry at me & why do I need to hear it? Are you willing to take driving suggestions from them? If not, your passengers don’t need to hear you having a hissy fit over someone that cut you off, drives too fast or too slow, etc. What the heck did I do & why are you complaining to me? I CAN’T FIX IT!!! FIGURE IT OUT, I DON’T NEED /WANT TO HEAR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Meisha Tate on Conan

http://www.rollingstone.com/sports/news/miesha-tate-takes-jab-at-ronda-rousey-on-conan-20160622

I’m sure the members of Led Zeppelin have a few million to share in a result of a loss in the court battle?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/what-happens-if-led-zeppelin-loses-the-stairway-to-heaven-trial-20160622

Stephen Colbert on the NRA & gun control in general

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-stephen-colbert-blast-senate-over-rejected-gun-bills-20160622

10 songs Led Zeppelin ripped off. I like Led Zeppelin, I just came across this, like everything on this site. It’s a good thing Led Zeppelin made these bands famous, or else I would never have heard of them?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/led-zeppelins-10-boldest-rip-offs-20160622

Consequence of Sound review of Red Hot Chili Peppers new album “The Getaway”

10 best Red Hot Chili Peppers music videos

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/readers-poll-the-10-best-red-hot-chili-peppers-music-videos-20160622

This is my favourite by far. The link was freezing on me. You should be able to play each one if it’s working for you?

New artist from one of you followers. I like it, but it’s one of those things I’d buy & never listen to?

Sorry, only available at live shows. He’s from Chicago.

I guess if you purchase a physical CD of “The North Corridor” by Chevelle on July 8th it should be signed by the group.

REALLY? Two unheard songs purchased on eBay on analog tape.

http://loudwire.com/two-unreleased-songs-claimed-to-be-from-nirvana-surface-online/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVfThyzToWg

This explains the Copyright law facing www.youtube.com

http://loudwire.com/pearl-jam-linkin-park-trent-reznor-more-call-for-reform-digital-millennium-copyright-act/

Article with lead guitarist Mark Morton from Lamb of God!

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/interviews/lamb_of_gods_mark_morton_im_a_blues_guitar_player_100_i_just_happen_to_be_in_a_metal_band.html

Big Wreck is writing & I think recording? Either way it’s great news!!!!!!!!!!!!!

At this point I really don’t care what Maynard’s up to until Tool releases a new album or announces their retirement.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-trailer-for-maynard-james-keenans-upcoming-memoir-20160622

Live again LANGUAGE Dave Grohl, “Learn to Fly” acoustic

Consequence of Sound’s “Netflix & Chill” segment

I’ve given up on this show. The first 2 seasons were really good, third season was very underwhelming, watched the first episode of the 4th season & packed it in on the “Orange is the New Black”

Remember this site is only my interpretation of things. I urge you to “dig” deep & find something you like. It’s a very subjective thing, the arts. This is on an album titled “Dig”

The verdict on Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” trial is in.

http://loudwire.com/led-zeppelin-not-guilty-stairway-to-heaven-trial/

New Rob Zombie video LANGUAGE & WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/rob-zombie-medication-for-the-melancholy-video/

More Dave Grohl in the news, he reveals that he was high while preforming with Taylor Swift. Challenged to smoke up by Paul McCartney!

http://loudwire.com/dave-grohl-funny-story-duetting-taylor-swift-while-high-paul-mccartney-party/

LAGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Halestorm has been writing their next album & will also release another EP cover songs.

http://loudwire.com/halestorm-start-writing-next-album-plan-another-covers-ep/

Batman vs. Superman Ultimate Edition release date…………………?………………….maybe July 19th ?

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Batman-V-Superman-Ultimate-Edition-Blu-ray-DVD-Released-120987.html

Fall Out Boy feat. Missy Elliott “Ghostbusters” theme song

Ah, our neighbours South of us in Canada. This might work? Nothing else has.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/10-powerful-moments-from-the-congressional-gun-sit-in-20160623

I thought I heard that 92% of the Americans polled for some type of gun control?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-godawful-bill-at-the-center-of-the-gun-sit-in-20160623

Jimmy Fallon was FANTASTIC yesterday!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-macklemore-elle-fanning-play-catchphrase-on-fallon-20160623

This kid was on the show as well.

A new Chevelle song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Album out July 8th

http://loudwire.com/chevelle-pete-loeffler-the-north-corridor-album-young-wicked-song-premiere/

Song inside the link^^^!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

STREAMING MUSIC vs. iTunes vs. VINYL & CD

I fell asleep to “Queen” their double album of “Greatest Hits”

I exercised to “Led Zeppelin” the double album “Physical Graffiti”

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Yes, we spent Saturday/our anniversary at Corey & Jolene’s place. They were a part of our wedding party & we were in their wedding party, great people! Corey & I had a discussion over a few wobbly pops about music. We have a lot of music tastes in common, & some really different aka we both listen to a pile of music. I know get my music from iTunes, while Corey has gone to using streaming sites. We both miss having the product of a CD or Vinyl album in our hands, & being able to read the liner booklet. Both of us have grown up with that stuff, and we’d probably be purchasing them now, if either of us had room. My CDs are in the closet behind me, Corey’s I believe they’re in his basement. Both of our collections are out of sight. Lack of physical space in both situations. Having the physical product & liner notes are the main reason we both bought CDs or Vinyl, mostly CDs.

I still purchase music from iTunes, since I know it’s mine & will be forever. Corey pays $9.99/month (I think it is) to stream his music through Apple Music. Yes, in the end I pay more for my music, $0-$50 a month. Both methods have their pros & cons to them. A ton of it is financial. Streaming music is cheaper, no argument there, that’s a blatant fact. If your OK with streaming music go ahead. Streaming music to me feels more like “renting” music. Just because I don’t actually own it. Corey made a good point though. Nobody’s going to take away the music. If Apple Music goes down or all of the streaming sites go down, a new software will pop up & carry on. Solid point! My view is that we’ve always been able to own our music, why do we have to “rent” it now?

Either way is great for the consumer, but terrible for the musicians. The amount of money going to the musicians that made it is now a fraction of what it used to be. Why did all of the 1980s L.A. metal bands become filthy rich but a new band releasing their first – fifth album will likely never attain the financial wealth for creating music?

It doesn’t really matter how you get you’re music. Musicians aren’t making money on it.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Conan & Slash go shopping for guitars listed on http://www.craigslist.com

Mikael Akerfeltd of Opeth has 9 tips for guitar players

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/opeths-mikael-akerfeldt-my-top-9-tips-for-guitarists-637722

Ghostbusters news!

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/ghostbusters-cross-the-streams-at-virtual-reality-experience-20160509

Really? 182 days before the Presidential election. Are voters still unsure of who they’ll vote for? As a Canadian I’m getting REALLY tired of the campaign which has turned into a circus, & forced upon Canadians. I don’t think I’ll last 182 more days?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/everything-is-going-to-be-dumb-now-20160509

I’m anxious to see the new Captain America movie after I see Batman vs. Superman………someone wont take me after 3 weeks of me asking??????????

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/captain-america-civil-war-writers-on-that-spider-man-scene-20160509

What? Disturbed with Lzzy Hale cover U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” live???

http://loudwire.com/disturbed-welcome-lzzy-hale-u2-cover-nashville/ ???

I’d say “Don’t mess with a classic”

This festival line up is 50/50 for me equal hit & miss for me.

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-alice-in-chains-2016-monster-energy-rock-allegiance-festival/

Corey Taylor speaks about the timeline for the new “Stone Sour” album

http://loudwire.com/corey-taylor-timeline-next-stone-sour-album/

I like Pink. Not as much as I would have expected, but she’s on my iPod! Song for Disney movie.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-pink-play-human-chess-in-vibrant-just-like-fire-video-20160509

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“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

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FACEBOOK vs. EMAIL vs. TWITTER vs. INSTAGRAM vs. etc.

I fell asleep to “Rob Zombie” the new album “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser”

I exercised to “Tremonti” all 3 albums on shuffle

Facebook subscription

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If you’re following the blog on my personal Facebook page, could you please follow it on the link above? Just for me to keep track of subscribers.

Email subscription www.amillionmilesawayblog.com

I will never understand how anybody can just be on a social media site? When was discharged from all of my therapies, I was all about facebook. So if I had done that, I’d be missing out on speaking with other people who aren’t on facebook. I use my email as much as I use facebook. What’s the point of using an email for an email that not everyone uses or has? Yes, there are pros & cons to both. Yep, I can hit a button & send my blog to the world, yay. Chatting/private messaging on facebook, not so cool, quite a few kinks to workout yet. I have most email addresses from my facebook friends, most of the 322 friends on facebook. Nobody, for the most part, sends a private message on facebook? Weird, I thought that was the entire point.

I have more time than most people, still not enough time to follow 322 people. I “talk” to people on email. Facebook is just for info on this blog & “advertising” this blog for subscribers. Both social media & email have their place & both can be used at the same time. There’s a reason this is on facebook & a website for email subscription. Not everyone is on facebook but you need an email to be on facebook. 99.9% of people have an email account, but many don’t have/use a facebook account.

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Top Marvel movies

Billy Corgan started his craft almost 30 years ago & had to wait for the grunge explosion before anyone would listen.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/billy-corgan-on-darcy-wretzky-encouraged-to-hear-that-she-is-playing-music-20160502#ixzz47YFZgpTW

A movie that I’ve never heard about “Bad Moms” LANGUAGE!!!!!! IN THE TRAILER!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/mila-kunis-kristen-bell-get-drunk-talk-sex-in-bad-moms-trailer-20160502#ixzz47Xow5L68

Gojira announce North American tour.

http://loudwire.com/gojira-2016-north-american-tour-tesseract/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDIkDOtAuoo

A one day festival is perfect for me………………other than Chevelle I don’t think I need to see any of the other acts though?

http://loudwire.com/avenged-sevenfold-deftones-chevelle-inaugural-texas-mutiny-festival/

While we were having lunch with my parents, my ears perked up “Kimmy listen…..it’s Jack Johnson!”

Wasn’t our wedding song but it was Jack Johnson. This is what was played, followed by our wedding song.

This was our first dance!

New Walk off the Earth video!!

In Flames from 1998. I graduated high school that year & had never even heard their name before.

Article with Mark Tremonti

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/mark-tremonti-the-14-records-that-changed-my-life-637562

Lamb of God tour starts today in New Orleans.

Now a possible Smashing Pumpkins reunion?

http://loudwire.com/billy-corgan-birthday-note-former-smashing-pumpkins-bassist-darcy-wretzky/

Ghostbusters reboot explained by Melissa McCarthy

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/melissa-mccarthy-explains-very-confusing-ghostbusters-trailer-20160503

I’m quite excited to hear the rest of the new Kongos album out June 10th “Egomaniac”

New Radiohead video for their song “Burn the Witch”. I only listen to the first 3 Radiohead albums, anything after that just sounds like random noise. This is better than normal for them. I prefer the following song “Burn the Witch” by Queens of the Stone Age!

Today’s lunch time music was Ben Harper’s new album with The Innocent Criminals “Call it What it is”

“Dear Daughter” by Halestorm stripped down to singer & piano

How The Roots became Jimmy Fallon’s house band

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/questlove-explains-how-fallon-convinced-the-roots-to-be-his-house-band-20160503

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

“Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

“I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl

Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres